Source: Ara Wagoner / Android Central
Traditionally, here’s how new mobile features work: Android adds a functional but somewhat clumsy feature, developers lose interest in said feature in three to five years, Apple refines the feature to mesh with its “simplified” (read: boring) software design and repackages it for iOS, and then the feature is finally embraced and utilized on both platforms.
We’ve seen this time and time again: NFC payments, face unlocking, live wallpapers, the list goes on. But this year, Apple finally copied something that’s been on my wishlist for years: home screen widgets.
Widgets aren’t new to iOS; they’ve been available for the Today view and the lock screen since iOS 10, but with iOS 14 they’re finally making the jump to the home screen and getting the ability to be resized rather than those full-width glanceable widgets we saw before. And this Android…